Young boy awarded €20,000 for finger injury suffered while attending Dublin creche
Barrister John Nolan told the court that Alex Orsi was almost two-years-old in April 2014 when his finger got caught in the hinge of a door at Giraffe Childcare creche, Charlemont Street.
The court heard that Alex’s finger was lacerated in the incident and had been bleeding. His nail had also been damaged.
Mr Nolan said Alex first attended his GP before being taken to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin, where X-rays revealed no fracture to his finger.
Circuit Court President Mr Justice Raymond Groarke today heard that Alex suffered a partial amputation to the pulp of his finger.
Alex, of Merlyn Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin, had been referred to the Plastic Surgery team at the hospital and had the next day undergone surgery under general anaesthetic.
Through his father Sebastian Orsi, a stock broker, Alex sued Giraffe Chilcare, with a registered address at Adamstown Avenue, Castlegate, Adamstown, Lucan, Co Dublin, for negligence.
Judge Groarke, hearing that Alex had made a full recovery and the wound had left a minor scar on his finger, approved the offer.
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